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  • Defendant Found Guilty in N. Pulaski St. Shooting
    When defendant Anton Harris made eye contact with an MTA officer on May 4, 2022, “he knew he had been made,” a prosecutor told the jury on the final day of his trial. Harris, 35, was accused of fatally shooting 34-year-old Keith Johnson on a rainy May afternoon on the 500 block of North Pulaski Street. On…
  • November Accounts for At Least One Non-Fatal Shooting in Every Police District, Data Shows
    Baltimore Witness data shows that there has been at least one non-fatal shooting in each police districts across Baltimore City including Southern, Central, and Northeastern last month. There was a total of 21 homicides and 45 non-fatal shootings in November, including one officer involved shooting which resulted in death. There were two vehicular fatalities within…
  • More Homicide Defendants Accept Plea Deals in March
    Baltimore Witness data shows that March has the highest number plea deals accepted by homicide defendants with 17 defendants taking the prosecution’s offers that month. January, February, and July have the lowest number, showing only one plea deal was accepted per each month. For non-fatal shooting defendants the highest average number of pleas accepted were…
  • Over 70 Non-Fatal Shootings Occurred in July
    According to Baltimore Witness data, July has the highest number of non-fatal shootings with 70 being documented, while November and April has the lowest number of non-fatal shootings with 48 shootings. The most homicides to happen this year, occurred in January with 39. Baltimore Witness data shows September with the lowest number of violent deaths,…
  • Average Pleas Offered for Homicide and Non-Fatal Shooting Defendants
    According to Baltimore Witness data, there were more pleas offered to homicide defendants in October than any other month this year, while the fewest pleas were offered in February. May, September and November shows the least pleas offered to non-fatal shooting defendants, and April shows the most pleas offered.
  • Number of Homicides and Shootings in Baltimore City Districts
    Baltimore Witness data shows that there were at least 25 non-fatal shootings as well as eight homicides that occurred within Baltimore city since the beginning of November. There were at least two non-fatal shootings and homicides that took place in almost every district including southeastern, northwestern, and central. However, there was only one officer involved…